Myrtle House

01254282501(ext.1) 154 Blackburn Road , Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 0AE
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3 out of 5 stars

Based on 12 ratings for this GP surgery


  • New Opening Hours
  • Extended Hours Access



Appointments are put on the system every Friday afternoon for a two week period. Each day there will be thee pre bookable appointments in the morning and the afternoon. There are also three EMIS Access Appointments for each surgery at the beginning and end of each consultation for each GP. If you would like to sign up for EMIS Access so that you can book your appointments "On Line" then please ask the Receptionist at your normal surgery for a Form for EMIS Access to Register. All other appointments are "Book on the Day". If you are being specific as to which GP you want to see then you may have to wait a couple of days to see that particular GP. If there are no appointnments available on the day you should ask for a Telephone Consultation. The Receptionist will Triage all calls coming in to the surgery and ask you for a few details and your contact telephone number. You will be channelled through to the appropriate Health Care Professional who will be able to help you. The Health Care Professional will ring you during the morning or afternoon surgery and if the Health Care Professional thinks that it is necessary , you will be asked to attend the surgery for a consultation but you may have to wait a while to be seen.

Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Surgery times

Monday 08:30 - 11:0015:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 11:0015:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 11:00
Thursday 08:30 - 11:0015:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 11:0015:30 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Last verified on 22/02/2017


  • Dr George Manjooran
  • Dr Jacob Skaria
  • Dr Rashmy Rajan
  • Dr Rakesh Sharma
  • Dr Ylli Hasani
  • Dr Shameem Satvilker

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

4 male and 2 female GPs

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

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Data source: NHS Digital

Latest news

New Opening Hours

As from 1st March 2017 Myrtle House Surgery will now be open on Wednesday afternoon.

So patients can have access to GP services the surgery is now open Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:00 am & 18:30 pm.

Last updated on 22 February 2017.

Extended Hours Access

The surgery now offers out of hours evening clinics at the Hyndburn Medical Practice. Patients will have access to General Practitioners and Practice Nurses.

Every Monday between 18:30pm - 20:30pm excluding Bank Holidays where the clinic will run the following day after the bank holiday.

Unfortunately due to funding cuts as at 31st March 2016, previously provided by the Clinical Commission Group ( CCG) The practice is no longer able to provide an extended hours service on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday evening or on a Saturday morning.

The practice has tried to accomodate the loss of these appointments by appointing a session GP, the clinical appointments will be available however during surgery core opening hours.

Last updated on 10 April 2016.


Due to patient feedback and to improve our service offering more telephone line access to patients a new telephone system will be installed at the surgery.

As from Wednesday 17th February 2016 the new surgery telephone number will be:


Last updated on 18 January 2016.

Key facts

Registered patients


Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

87%Patients recommend this practice. 60 responses.

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

Excellent Service

I recommend Myrtle House Surgery. The Reception Staff always try to help with any request for service. They have managed the retirement o...

9 March 2017

Gone downhill !!

I went for a planned blood test and when I arrived to have it done there was no information on the nurses screen to tell the nurse what t...

14 February 2017

Service at Myrtle House.

We never have any problems getting an appointment when absolutely necessary.If nonurgent we book online. If required urgently we ring ver...

3 February 2017

GP and patient co-operation and interaction

Both my husband and I have unfortunately had to see our GP quite frequently this year and the care and attention given to both of us has ...

24 November 2016


I recently had to attend my surgery and was very impressed with the treatment received.

9 November 2016

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Last updated on 22 February 2017.

Information supplied by NHS East Lancashire CCG